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Thompson returns to Komets; Larraza reassigned to Tucson

The Komets announced Tuesday that forward Garrett Thompson was  released from the Iowa Wild and will return to the Fort Wayne lineup. Thompson was on his first call-up of the ...

March 20, 2018 5:40 pm

Desi back with Komets

The Komets have gotten forward Gabriel Desjardins back from Laval of the higher-level American Hockey League, after he played two scoreless with it. Desjardins, who is tied with Sh ...

March 19, 2018 4:50 pm

Komets foiled in 3rd period again

For a second straight night, the Komets allowed the only goal of the third period and lost. But this time, the loss came in regulation time as Matt Lane netted the winning goa ...

March 17, 2018 10:10 pm

Thompson called up to Iowa

The hits keep on coming for the Komets, who lost forward Garrett Thompson to Iowa of the American Hockey League today, one day after losing top goal scorer Gabriel Desjardins to Laval.

March 16, 2018 4:43 pm

Rare poor 3rd period leads to K's loss

More than any other ECHL team, the Komets have dominated the third periods of games this season. Not Friday, though. Brian Ward had the only goal of the third period, and Shane ...

March 16, 2018 11:20 pm

Desjardins to AHL; K's playoff tickets on sale Friday

The Komets have clinched a playoff spot, but they’re now without one of their top players. The American Hockey League’s Laval Rocket called up Gabriel Desjardins, who l ...

March 15, 2018 8:50 pm

K's clinch playoff spot with OT victory

Justin Hodgman won a faceoff back to Zac Larraza who fired a shot that was blocked by Steven Swavely. With Swavely still writhing on the ice in pain, Larraza got the puck back and ...

March 14, 2018 10:30 pm

Sad day: Mallards to quit playing

It’s a sad ending to hockey in the Quad Cities. The Mallards have decided to cease operations after this season. According to the Quad City Times, owner Jordan Melville&rsquo ...

March 13, 2018 5:00 pm

K's woes continue with loss to Wings

The Komets continue to have their struggles with the Kalamazoo Wings, who captured a 6-3 victory today at Memorial Coliseum and have now won 4 of 5 games between the teams this sea ...

March 11, 2018 8:20 pm

K's peeved at ref; roster changing

In case you're wondering why Shawn Szydlowski got a misconduct in the third period of the Komets' 6-3 loss to the Kalamazoo Wings when it was a one-goal game, it's because he waved ...

March 11, 2018 11:40 pm

Komets honored at high school finals

I was out at the SportONE/Parkview Icehouse covering the high school hockey state finals and there were sure some Komets connections. Check all of this out: – Lincoln ...

March 10, 2018 6:10 pm

Larraza-led K's win on emotional night

With so many of the franchise’s all-time great players at Memorial Coliseum, the last thing the Komets wanted to do was lose. With the exception of the first minute of the ...

March 10, 2018 11:20 pm

Komets sign goaltender

The Komets announced Friday that goaltender Cam Lanigan has signed an amateur tryout agreement (ATO) and has been added to the roster. Lanigan, 25, completed his fourth year at Mou ...

March 9, 2018 4:00 pm

Desjardins leads Komets past Wings

Gabriel Desjardins had two goals and an assist – he pulled into a tie with Shawn Szydlowski for the team’s goal-scoring lead with 27 – and the Komets defeated the ...

March 9, 2018 10:20 pm

Former Komets coach dies

Former Komets coach Ralph Keller, who was one of the American Hockey League’s all-time greatest players and made it to the NHL for three games with the New York Rangers, has ...

March 8, 2018 5:10 pm